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The Dish: Casino mogul Jay Sarno to be topic of next Oscar’s Monologue


“Jay Sarno: King of Goddesses” will be the topic of the next Oscar’s Monologue dinner from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Oscar’s Beef, Booze &Broads at the Plaza, 1 Main St. Dinner, which includes wine and martinis and an entree choice of New York strip, chicken with artichokes, smoked pork chop or blackened salmon, is $120 inclusive. Call 702-386-7227. …

A new bloody mary bar is being offered during brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Postrio at the Grand Canal Shoppes, 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It includes a choice of base spirit (vodka, gin or tequila), traditional and seasonal bloody mary mixes (such as strawberry balsamic and roasted tomatillo) and toppings including candied bacon, popcorn shrimp and pickled okra. It’s bottomless, at $19. …

Pho at The Coffee Shop at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has introduced a $15 lunch special available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. It includes an appetizer; rare beef pho, chicken pho or sauteed beef with lemongrass and vermicelli; and a soft drink or iced tea.

And the Mojito Bar in the Treasure Island’s Seafood Shack is continuing Mojito Month through the end of August. Choices include Mermaid (strawberry), Siren’s Delight (grapefruit), Pirate’s Peach and house muddled. They’re $6 each. …

Tickets are on sale for the Las Vegas Wine &Food Festival from 9 p.m. to midnight Sept. 5 and 6 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. More than 100 chefs are expected to participate, and all proceeds will be donated to the James Beard Foundation. Tickets, at $75 general admission, $100 VIP, are available at VegasWineAndFood.com, or 702-50WINE6 (702-509-4636). …

Carson Kitchen in the John E. Carson Building at 124 S. Sixth St. has opened its rooftop dining and bar area, which is available beginning at 6 p.m. daily. …

Mercadito at Red Rock Resort serves lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The menu includes the Mercadito Torta press sandwich ($12.50 with fries) with a variety of fillings, as well as tacos, ceviches and more.

Send information to Heidi Knapp Rinella, P.O. Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. You also can send faxes to 702-383-4676 or email her at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com. Follow @HKRinella on Twitter.

 

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